Thimm joins Science Based Targets initiative
Thimm joins Science Based Targets initiative and strengthens contribution to climate protection
Northeim, 18.10.2023 – The packaging and display manufacturer Thimm has signed the Commitment Letter of the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) and thereby commits to ambitious climate targets. By joining, Thimm strengthens its contribution to climate protection and underlines the company's commitment to sustainable business.
Kornelius Thimm, CEO of Thimm, emphasises the importance of this decision: "As a responsible family business, we have a clear position: we want to make our contribution to climate protection and take responsibility for our environment. Therefore, we are pleased to announce that Thimm has officially joined the SBTi!"
The SBTi is a cooperation between the CDP, the United Nations Global Compact, the World Resources Institute (WRI) and the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF). The initiative offers companies a science-based methodology for setting their own climate targets. These science-based targets show companies how much and how fast they need to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions to minimise the impact of climate change.
By becoming a member, Thimm is joining an international community of companies committed to climate protection. "The next step for us is to define concrete climate targets for our company, which will then be validated by SBTi," explains Kornelius Thimm. "For our customers, our membership means that we develop comprehensive targets and measures that reduce emissions along our entire value chain. This distinguishes us as a responsible partner."
Thimm is a leading solutions provider for the packaging and distribution of goods. Its sustainable solutions portfolio includes corrugated cardboard transportation and sales packaging, high-quality promotional displays and print products for further industrial processing. Through its innovative, simple and sustainable solutions, Thimm helps its customers to differentiate and individualise themselves in the market. To this end, the family business will use its “Thimm 2030” strategic pathway to anticipate and solve the economic, ecological and social challenges of the future. Thimm’s aim is to always offer its customers the simplest and best solution. This strong customer focus drives the innovation and the pioneering spirit of the company. There is therefore consistent investment in expanding the company’s market presence as well as in future-oriented technologies for the next generation. Founded in 1949, the family business currently has more than 2,500 employees at 13 sites in Germany, France, Poland, Romania, and the Czech Republic, and generated annual revenue of around EUR 723 million in 2022.
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